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12:00 pm

Voting Rights as a Racial Justice Issue: A Conversation with Wasserstein Fellow Leah Aden, Deputy Director of Litigation at the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Always a contentious issue, voting rights are taking center stage in the 2020 election. To help us understand what’s at stake and the inextricable link between voting rights and justice issues, please join Wasserstein Fellow Leah Aden, Deputy Director of Litigation at the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund as she discusses her work as a civil rights litigator what she is doing to face these issues head-on.

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1L Resume and Cover Letter Tutorial

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Zoom Webinar

Get help with your resume - attend an OCS resume tutorial, with bonus cover letter tips!

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Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

Join the Harvard Federalist Society for a presentation by Professor Jonathan H. Adler on the legal and policy ramifications of conflicts between state and federal law with respect to marijuana regulation.

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Insider Trading and Marcoeconomic Risk

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom event

One of the Authors of the forthcoming paper, Alessandro Romano (currently Assistant Professor at Bocconi University - Milan) will suggest a link between insider trading law and macroeconomic (tail) risk. Discussant: Professor Holger Spamann (Lawrence R. Grove Professor of Law at Harvard Law School). Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckcu2uqTsoHdWY1JX5enVykNLP7S2IZ9T8 Current insider trading law prohibits a company insider from trading […]

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“Working for the Most Good with Your Law Degree” by Cullen O’Keefe

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Many come to law school to use their law degrees to do good, but questions of how to maximize impact often go underexplored. Different trajectories can have impacts that are not just different, but orders of magnitude different. How can law students think about moving toward greater impact? What kinds of legal careers are best […]

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Will Lowrey: Aquaculture Talk

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Register in advance for this webinar: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fRSgqVGWTpq-LtH_Or8r8w In 2019, Animal Outlook released footage and information from an undercover investigation of Cooke Aquaculture’s salmon hatchery in Maine. The investigation showed unsustainable and environmentally unsound aquaculture practices, unhealthy living conditions, other unsafe and inhumane threats to the fish, and abuse. After state law enforcement declined to prosecute […]

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Persons with Disabilities’ Right to Political Participation around the Globe: Perspectives from Africa, Latin America, and the U.S.

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Live Zoom Webinar

The coronavirus pandemic has upended elections across the United States, casting uncertainty around electoral access as state and local officials draw up contingency plans. Both in the United States and throughout the world, such changes to electoral processes may either erect additional barriers or open new pathways to political participation by persons with disabilities. In […]

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The Making of Public Interest Lawyers; Harvard Empirical Legal Studies Series

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join us for Professor Scott L. Cummings’ talk, The Making of Public Interest Lawyers (abstract below). Abstract: We know a great deal about the decline of idealism in law school. Conventional wisdom says that large numbers of students enter with public service aspirations, but most leave to pursue careers in the private sector, dissuaded and […]

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Investment Banking Panel

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

Come hear representatives from top investment banks as they talk about their careers and the steps they took to break into investment banking after law school. Learn more about what investment bankers do, the recruitment process and timeline, and special concerns and issues for J.D. students seeking to pursue a path in finance. Representatives from […]

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Environmental Law Society 1L Summer Career Panel

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Zoom Event

Join the Environmental Law Society board for a panel discussing the 1L summer job search. Current board members will share their environmentally-related summer experiences covering a wide range of sectors and offer advice on application strategies. Register in advance for this panel discussion: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwuceqopzwvHdbbJBgh6lm7w5SCJg498sFO After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about […]

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The Role of Music Labels in the Era of Spotify

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join us for a lunchtime talk with John Strohm, President of Rounder Records, and Brittany Schaffer, Head of Artist and Label Relations at Spotify Nashville. We will be discussing their personal career trajectories as well as their opinions on lawyering and the wider music industry. John is a drummer, guitarist, and singer who has […]

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1:00 pm

Learn with ITS: Information Security @ Home

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! As we continue to work remotely at HLS, many of us are spending an unprecedented amount of time in front of our computers - yet with this increased connectivity and access comes new opportunities for phishing, scams, and cybersecurity risks. Join HLS ITS for an overview of best practices […]

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2:30 pm

Virtual Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House

October 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online CA

You are cordially invited to attend the Virtual Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House for attorneys and law students. This event, sponsored by the Boston Bar Association and Suffolk University Law School, provides attorneys and law students with a range of pro bono opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to drop in and e-meet representatives from […]

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3:00 pm

Women in M&A Panel – Presented by the ABA

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Virtual Event

Hear panelists discuss their careers in M&A, what is truth versus myth regarding opportunities and challenges and what law students can do to learn more and ready themselves for a career in M&A.

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7:00 pm

Election Protection Volunteer Training

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

Lawyers for Civil Rights Boston and its allies run non-partisan election protection in Massachusetts and need your help to make sure the election runs smoothly and fairly. November 3 election day volunteer roles include: Statewide Hotline – communicate with voters to troubleshoot election-day issues from your home Mobile Field Program – independently observe multiple polling […]

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HLEP Remote Career Week: Foley Hoag

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom + Google Map

HLEP invites 2L, 3L, and LLM students in the HLS community to the HLEP Remote Career Week, from Wednesday, October 14 to Friday, October 23. The Remote Career Week will feature one firm per day, and is specifically designed to help students build further knowledge and network in preparation for full-time and summer associate recruiting, […]

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